Hemodynamic Support Devices

This hemodynamic support systems include intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) like the Impella or tandemheart, and ventricular assist devices (VAD).

News | May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012 — Minnetronix announced the exclusive licensing rights of Penn State Research Foundation’s wireless...

Technology | May 16, 2012

May 16, 2012 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced this week that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S....

News | April 23, 2012

April 23, 2012 - CircuLite Inc. announced that updated clinical data related to the Synergy miniature...

Technology | April 17, 2012

April 17, 2012 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a humanitarian use device (HUD)...

News | April 12, 2012

April 12, 2012 - Abiomed Inc., a provider of heart support technologies, announced it has received CE marking...

News | April 09, 2012

April 9, 2012 — Thoratec and the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) announced a recent Class 1 recall of the...

News | March 26, 2012

March 26, 2012 — Maquet announced positive long-term mortality results from the Balloon Pump-Assisted Coronary...

Jordan Merecka (right), received a new heart Oct. 29, after 160 days with a Syncardia Total Artificial Heart.

News | March 05, 2012

March 5, 2012 — SynCardia Systems Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first and only U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

The Jarvik 2000 heart includes the blood pump inside the natural heart (white arrow), the internal cable (blue arrow), the behind-the-ear connector (green arrow) the belt worn controller (yellow arrow), the belt worn battery (grey arrow), and the external cables (black).

Feature | February 28, 2012

February 27, 2012 – Jarvik Heart Inc. announced conditional U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its...

News | February 23, 2012

Teleflex Inc. announced a new agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group L.P. (HealthTrust), for its Arrow intra-...

News | February 22, 2012

February 22, 2012 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

News | February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012 — Few hospitals have as much experience with the Berlin Heart...

Symphony.

Symphony.

News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2012 — Abiomed Inc. announced that initial clinical data from the safety study for Symphony was...

News | January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012 — A miniature, battery-free, wireless, cardiac implant being developed by a University of Michigan...

On Nov. 8, 2011, SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patient Jack Miller became the first politician in the United States to be elected to office without a human heart. On election day, he was able to man the polls and interact with voters using the Freedom portable driver to power his Total Artificial Heart.

Feature | March 19, 2012

Jack Miller, 62, is probably the only politician in America who smiles when people call him “heartless.” Four months...

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